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We report a unique case of bilateral intraocular calcification due to necrotizing cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis associated with congenital CMV infection. A 7-month-old boy with a history of congenital CMV infection showed bilateral intraocular calcific plaques on computed tomography (CT) and ultrasonography. We reviewed the patient’s medical files for the(More)
PURPOSE To report the outcomes of tocilizumab treatment for refractory ocular inflammatory diseases. METHODS A retrospective case series of 17 patients (28 eyes) diagnosed with recalcitrant ocular inflammatory diseases including uveitis (10 cases), scleritis (six cases) and orbital pseudotumour (one case), who received tocilizumab between April 2010 and(More)
PURPOSE To describe fulminant toxoplasma retinochoroiditis induced by corticosteroid monotherapy. METHODS Clinical records of nine patients were reviewed. RESULTS All patients (five female, four male; aged 15-64 years) had been misdiagnosed as unilateral non-infectious uveitis and given systemic and/or local corticosteroid injections elsewhere. Mean(More)
We report a case of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) presenting first with optic neuritis and rapidly progressive necrotizing retinitis at the posterior pole. We reviewed the clinical, laboratory, photographic, angiographic, and histopathologic records of a patient with SSPE. A 15-year-old girl was referred after rapid loss of vision due to optic(More)
PURPOSE To describe clinical manifestations, diagnostic approaches, therapy, and outcomes of biopsy-proven intraocular lymphoma. METHODS Review of tertiary referral center records between 2005 and 2015. RESULTS A total of 51 eyes of 26 patients were included; mean age of onset was 60.42 years. Common ocular complaints included floaters (42%) and blurred(More)
PURPOSE The aims of this study were to evaluate the efficacy of topical 0.05% cyclosporine A on clinical signs and symptoms of vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC) and to examine its effect on tear cytokine levels. METHODS Twenty-one patients with active VKC and 15 healthy volunteers were included. Patients were treated with topical 0.05% cyclosporine A.(More)
Pediatric uveitis may be a serious health problem because of the lifetime burden of vision loss due to severe complications if the problem is not adequately treated. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)-associated uveitis is characterized by insidious onset and potentially blinding chronic anterior uveitis. Periodic ophthalmologic screening is of utmost(More)
PURPOSE To describe nonglaucomatous retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) defects in patients with Behçet uveitis. DESIGN Cross-sectional study and observational case series. METHODS We reviewed the clinical photographs of patients with Behçet uveitis (n = 259), ocular toxoplasmosis (n = 120), and multiple sclerosis (MS)-associated uveitis (n = 40) for the(More)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the safety and effectiveness of an intravitreally injected dexamethasone-containing implant (Ozurdex®) in the treatment of uveitis in children. The study group included ten patients (14 eyes) aged 6.5–15 years (mean age 12 years) with intermediate or posterior uveitis who were treated with the Ozurdex implant at(More)